Associate Director, Undergraduate Education & Assistant Professor
MBA, Dalhousie University
BSc (Pharmacy), Dalhousie University
Susan Mansour is an Assistant Professor and Associate Director of Undergraduate Education at the College of Pharmacy. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and a Masters in Business Administration, both from Dalhousie University. Prior to joining the College of Pharmacy in 1992, she practiced as a community pharmacist, pharmacy manager, and pharmacy coordinator and consultant. In addition to her position at the College of Pharmacy, Susan practices part-time in a community pharmacy. Her work in the community reinforces her belief in the importance of interprofessional activity in today’s health care environment.
At the College of Pharmacy, Susan teaches in the area of pharmacotherapeutics, primarily in the area of dermatology and ophthalmic conditions. She has been the recipient of several teaching excellence and curricular design awards at the College, Faculty, University and national level.
Susan became involved in interprofessional learning at Dalhousie in the mid-90s and served as a member, executive member and chair of the Dalhousie Tri-faculty Interprofessional Academic Advisory Committee of the Faculties of Dentistry, Health Professions and Medicine (Tri-IPAAC). She has facilitated many interprofessional learning workshops and participated in workshop development. Susan is currently serving as Co-chair of the interprofessional Collaborating Across Borders II conference to be held in Halifax from May 20th to 22nd, 2009.
Susan’s research interests are in the area of education, especially problem-based learning and interprofessional learning. She was a co-investigator on the Health Canada funded research project “Seamless Care: An Interprofessional Education Project for Innovative Team-based Transition Care”.